Matsuri

Matsuri Continues to be Incredible!

Matsuri is a free event that takes place in Downtown Phoenix every year. Matsuri is focused on celebrating all of the best aspects of the Japanese culture. Often times our shallow perception of that same culture is limited to anime, video games, and cosplay. What I love about Matsuri is that they showcase just how robust their history is with music, art, food, folklore and more! Food You have not ...[Read More]

A Slice of Japanese Paradise: Matsuri 2017 Review

A Slice of Japanese Paradise: Matsuri 2017 Review I am going to say this right now just in case you don’t have much time: You need to attend Matsuri 2018. This is my second year of Matsuri and the event just seems to get better and better in so many ways. If you are unfamiliar with what Matsuri is, it is a Japanese Culture festival that takes place in Downtown Phoenix normally in the middle ...[Read More]

Arizona Matsuri 2016

Matsuri 2016  Have you ever watched anime, listened to J-Pop, watched a Samurai film and thought that Japan was such a fantastic and exotic place? Well, you are right! However, it can be difficult to learn about the Japanese culture and all that it has to offer from mere Youtube videos or college courses. You could travel to Japan but it is quite expensive, and without a translator it’ll add...[Read More]

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